Earthdance Earthdance is an arts organization and retreat center hosting workshops, artist residencies and community programming in the hills of Western Massachusetts. Our focus centers on a dynamic mix of dance, somatic, and interdisciplinary arts training, with conscious awareness towards social justice, sustainable living and community building. Earthdance has been spearheading innovative arts programming while also maintaining a beautiful facility for rental groups for over three decades.

Future of CI: A 3-day international online conference

Register to access the online recordings from this global conversation about the future of contact improvisation!
Session recordings will be available until May 25, 2021.
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We are staying vigilant and responsive.

Learn what Earthdance is doing to maintain the health & safety of our staff & community,  and see our upcoming virtual programs (on Zoom)! COVID-19 Responsiveness >>

Moving Arts Lab 2021: an online festival for interdisciplinary exploration

Gather online to investigate and experience ways that movement, sound, image, and performance can inform human culture.

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This has been a year filled with so many unknowns.  But what we DO know is that Earthdance is carrying the spirit of improvisation more than ever to meet these uncertainties.

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Upcoming Workshops & Trainings

May 16, 2021 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
A space & time held by Taja Will and supported by Brian Evans
June 20, 2021 -
3:30pm to 5:30pm
  Welcome back... or as some Earthdancers say, "Welcome home",  We're very excited to have this sweet opportunity to be together and move near each other, the music and the outdoor environment.Come experience music outside in the field at Earthdance. Bring a blanket, your mask, beverages and a...
June 20, 2021 -
7:00pm to 9:30pm
June 20th space will be held by Andrew Suseno .

Upcoming Contact Improvisation Jams

August 3, 2021 - 5:00pm to August 8, 2021 - 3:00pm
  What will an Earthdance Summer Jam be like in 2021?  Can we realistically host a jam? Will venues and activities be opening back up by August? Will a Jam be entirely outdoors, smaller than normal, involve dancing in specific pods?   We don't know the answers to these questions, but we want to...